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Brazilian Amazon fires surged in July: Satellite data

Brazil’s national space agency, INPE, identified 6,803 fires in the Amazon region in July 2020, up from 5,318 the year before. The figure is all the more troubling given that 2019 was already a devastating year for fires in the Amazon, triggering global outcry. That has put pressure on Brazil, …

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PM Modi to visit Lucknow on 28th and 29th July

On the 28th, PM Modi will attend an event on “Transforming Urban Landscape.” This will mark the third anniversary of three key Government initiatives related to Urban Development. These include: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban); Atal Mission for Rejuvenation of Urban Transfornation (AMRUT); and the Smart Cities Mission. The Prime …

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Monsoon session of Parliament to commence from July 18

The monsoon session of Parliament 2018 to be held from 18th July till 10th August.  It will comprise of 18 working days. In the session Government will push for Constitutional status for National Commission for OBC. Other important bills including Triple Talaq, Transgender Bill, among others to be brought in …

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Monsoon session from July 18

New Delhi : The Monsoon session of Parliament will commence from July 18 and end on August 10, the Cabinet Committee of Parliamentary Affairs recommended today. The CCPA, chaired by Home Minister Rajanth Singh, met here today to recommend the dates. The President will now formally convene the session. The session …

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No More Delhi Trees To Be Cut Till July 4, Says High Court

NEW DELHI:  A controversial project that requires the cutting of 17,000 trees in Delhi to make way for government officers’ houses and a commercial complex was put on hold by the High Court today. “Has the tree-cutting been approved by the green tribunal,” the court questioned as it put off the …

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